Outside in

Cheerleaders shrug off critics

Wowing the crowds with their dazzling routines, bikini-clad cheerleaders have made beach volleyball one of the hottest attractions at the Asian Games - thanks to a player who jokingly blamed them for being a distraction.

Keeping up to wind speed in Guangzhou

When China organizes an international sporting event, nothing is left to chance, not even the weather.

Comic relief relaxes golden girl

Rather than shiny medals, comic books are the most attractive prize for China's Xia Shiying, the youngest gold medal winner at the Guangzhou Asian Games.

Veteran Uzbek sprinter still running hot at 34

She failed to defend the Asiad championship, but won the respect of fans and fellow athletes.

A Kenyan sweep on the track

An athlete from Bahrain won the men's 5,000 meters at the Asian Games with runners from Qatar taking silver and bronze.

Mongolians undaunted after Asian Games

Mongolia was outscored 195-0 in the men's rugby sevens group stage, but coach Dashdendev Gansukh was still thrilled with his team's Asian Games debut.

Lin-Lee duel to continue

Beijing Olympics and three time world championships winner Lin Dan and world number one Lee Chong Wei could extend their long time duel to the 2012 Olympic Games while China once again dominated at the Asian Games.

Coach not impressed by 'gift'

India's Sudha Singh thought she had provided the best farewell gift to her coach by winning gold in the women's 3,000m steeplechase on Sunday, but her mentor was less than thrilled by his charge's performance.

To Russia with love

Although life at the Guangzhou Asian Games' Village is enjoyable for Rotislav Znamenskiy, a Russian physiotherapist with the Saudi Arabian delegation, he is missing his wife and four children.

Epicurean excellence

Cooking three meals a day for a three-member family can be a burden. So, just imagine having to feed more than 10,000 people, 24 hours a day, for one month!

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